Hospital Sketches
Hospital Sketches


Hospital Sketches

ALCOTT, L. M. (Louisa May)

Regular price $350.00 Sale

The American Civil War military hospital experiences of "Tribulation Periwinkle." Actually a series of six letters Louisa May sent to her family while working as a nurse at the Union Hospital, Georgetown 1862-63, slightly revised. Rear advertisement for speeches, lectures and letters of Wendell Phillips for $2.50 identifies this as the second issue as per BAL 145.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: James Redpath
  • Edition: First Edition, Second issue
  • Date Published: 1863
  • Place Published: Boston
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Fair
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    102, [2] p. 18 cm. Purple cloth hardcover. Pale yellow endpapers. Cloth faded and wrinkled with tears, small holes, worn corners, a few spots. Front free endpaper missing and rear pastedown creased. Pages darkened with some spotting.

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